Plane Is Evacuated in Philadelphia Over Threatening Note

 Plane Is Evacuated in Philadelphia Over Threatening Note 06 Aug 2011 A US Airways flight from Philadelphia to Anchorage was evacuated at Philadelphia International Airport on Friday afternoon after a threatening note was found, the Transportation Security Administration and airline officials said. Flight 968 had 157 passengers and 6 crew members on board when, about 4:30 p.m., the security agency ordered everyone off the plane “out of an abundance of caution,” the agency said in a statement. Valerie Wunder, a spokeswoman for US Airways, said the plane, a Boeing 757 that originated in Glasgow, was taken to a remote location.

Plane evacuated in Philadelphia over unspecified threat 05 Aug 2011 A US Airways Boeing 757 with 157 passengers on board was evacuated on Friday at Philadelphia International Airport because of what airline officials called a “non-specific threat.” US Airways spokeswoman Liz Landau said the aircraft was preparing for departure to Anchorage, Alaska, after having arrived from Glasgow, Scotland, when Transportation Security Administration officials ordered the plane evacuated and moved to a remote location away from the terminal.

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